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Orcoyen

Orcoien (in Basque)
Coat-of-arms of Orcoyen
Coat o airms
Location o Orcoyen athin Navarra
Location o Orcoyen athin Navarra
Coordinates: 42°49′26″N 1°41′57″W / 42.82389°N 1.69917°W / 42.82389; -1.69917Coordinates: 42°49′26″N 1°41′57″W / 42.82389°N 1.69917°W / 42.82389; -1.69917
Kintra Spain
Autonomous commonty Navarre
ProvinceNavarre
ComarcaCuenca de Pamplona
SeatNavarre
Area
 • Total5.26 km2 (2.03 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Tot3,637
 • Density690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Demonym(s)orcoyendarro (m), orcoyendarra (f)
ISO 3166-2
31160
Offeecial leidsSpainyie

Orcoyen (Basque: Orkoien) is a toun an municipality locatit in the province an autonomous commonty o Navarre, northren Spain, bein pairt o Pamplona's metropolitan aurie. Its population stuid at 3,637 indwallers in 2011. Its population density is o 0.69 inhab./km². This aurie is hame tae ane o Spain's maist industrious regions, which is Pamplona's metropolitan aurie; this haes triggered a transition frae a agricultural backgrund, giein wey tae the automotive industry.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun o Orcoyen is locatit at the centre o Navarre in the Basin o Pamplona, 5 km. northeast o the ceety Pamplona an at an altitude o 437 meters. Its municipality covers a aurie o 5.6 km ² an is bordered on the north bi the municipality o Berrioplano, east wi that o Pamplona, on the sooth bi the Cendea o Olza, an wast bi Iza .

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety's climate is sub-Mediterranean. The average annual temperatur is atween 10 °C an 12 °C, the average annual rainfaw is aroond 900 tae 1,000 mm recordit a annual average o 100 days o precipitation. Durin the period 1975 - 2000, the reference station o Pamplona Airport Meteorological Agency (AEMET) recordit a mean annual temperatur o 12.5 °C an a average rainfaw o 721 mm. In that same period, the average annual nummer o clear days wis 58, the average annual nummer o days o frost wis 42, while the nummer o oors o sunshine wur 2201.

Cultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

Festivals an events:

  • Local festivals: the penultimate begin Tuesday in Juin an last sax days. Durin the holidays thare are various activities for fowk o aw ages. The heichlicht o thir festivals are the festivals, childer's shows, the firewirks, the baw, the troupe o giants, the brass baunds, popular fuids an cows.
  • Arrival o Aralar Angel: It's a tradeetion that on Monday follaein Easter Monday comes the Airchangel San Miguel de Aralar tae this toun tae bless the fields an crops.
  • Kupueta neighborhood fiestas.
  • San Jose Obrero : Mey 1.
  • San Miguel (Patron o the ceety): 29 September.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Official Population Figures of Spain. Population on the 1 January 2009" (PDF). Instituto Nacional de Estadística de España. Retrieved 3 June 2009. 
  2. Magone, José (2008). Contemporary Spanish Politics. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 978-0-415-42189-8. 

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